bikes2.1Position Description
We are seeking motivated individuals with an interest in developing new instrumentation, technology or methods that exploit ionizing or optical radiation for in vivo cancer imaging or therapy. Ongoing projects include novel detector technologies for positron emission tomography, development of multimodal and high-resolution molecular imaging systems, and the use of ionizing radiation to generate luminescence for deep-tissue phototherapy. More details can be found at: These fellowships are supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health.

Ph.D. in Engineering or Physics with demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: nuclear instrumentation/systems, biomedical optics, medical imaging, image and signal processing and nanoparticle-based imaging/therapy.

UC Davis and Environs
UC Davis is ranked 9th among U.S. public universities (U.S. World and News Report) and the Department of Biomedical Engineering is ranked 9th in the nation in research expenditures by the NSF. UC Davis is located in Northern California, within easy reach of Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, Napa Valley, Yosemite and the Northern California coast.

How to Apply
By e-mail to Prof. Simon Cherry ( Please include curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of 3 references.